Page 4, 9th December 1994

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Melanie Mcd Onagh Ireland Puts On A Brave Face If

TARE IS A PARALLEL FOR the present unhappy situation of the Irish Catholic laity, it is the Bishop Casey scandal. Then, when it became known that the Bishop of Galway had had an......

Too Late To Look Back At Bosnia And Sayi

4 f only' IF HISTORY IS a series of ifs, one of the great "ifs" in the present pontificate must surely be "if only John Paul II had been able to go to Bosnia, as he planned last......

And Moreover...

IT WAS WITH regret that I read your biased account of Fr Conor Murphy's housekeeper I feel it was a one-sided account and the fact that your anonymous informant lacks the......

Birmingham: A Defence Of Fr Nicholls

I AM SURPRISED THAT the Catholic Herald should give such prominence to Peter Jennings' irrational attack on Fr Guy Nicholls. As you reported, it really is an "astonishing......

Modern Marriage: A Bishop Replies

I FEAR YOUR headline "Bishop calls for modern marriage vows" (Catholic Herald, 25 November) and the article that follows may cause undue alarm. I would like to reassure your......

Why The Media Missed The Point

WHAT A PITY THE media has become so superficial. Is it simply that the need for speed has replaced research, or is it a change in our whole attitude? When the Pope recently......

How Can We Attract More Priests?

THIS SUNDAY AT MASS We were given an Episcopal address which focused on the shortage of priests. The shortage of vocations to priesthood is not new, and I remember similar calls......

Pro-life Fan Answers Fr Ron Rolheiser

FR RON ROLHEISER in his current article has a gentle swipe at pro-life groups among others. May I just sat that: 1. In my experience the pro-life people are also very much......

Thank God For Christmas!

WHY DO SOME whining people, even Christians, knock Christmas, saying it's boring? It's a brilliant time!. Harvey Micklethzvaite Ilkley, Yorks......